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A MOST UNUSUAL SILVER GILT RECTANGULAR MIRROR WITH FINELY MODELED NEOCLASSICAL ORNAMENT

English. Second Half Of The Nineteenth Century.

Measurements

Height: 62 1/4" (158.1 cm) Width at top: 45 5/8" (115.8 cm) Width at bottom: 47 3/4" (121.2 cm).

Research
Of gilt and silver leaf finely modeled composition. The cavetto cornice with acanthine decoration rests on a compartmented frieze with repeating inverted fans and harebell swags flanked by paterae all on a red velvet ground. The paired uprights with ribbon carved frames enclosing red velvet panels set with a miscellany of applied classical ornament. The whole resting on a giltwood molded stepped base. Minor losses to ornament to be reinstated.

Full research report available on request.